Hegel's Phenomenology: The Sociality of Reason / Edition 1

Hegel's Phenomenology: The Sociality of Reason / Edition 1

by Terry Pinkard
     
 

ISBN-10: 052156834X

ISBN-13: 9780521568340

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is the most detailed commentary on Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit available and develops an independent philosophical account of the general theory of knowledge, culture, and history contained in it. Written in a clear and straightforward style, the book reconstructs Hegel's theoretical philosophy and shows its connection to the ethical and political

Overview

This book is the most detailed commentary on Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit available and develops an independent philosophical account of the general theory of knowledge, culture, and history contained in it. Written in a clear and straightforward style, the book reconstructs Hegel's theoretical philosophy and shows its connection to the ethical and political theory. Terry Pinkard sets the work in a historical context and reveals the contemporary relevance of Hegel's thought to European and Anglo-American philosophers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521568340
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
439,380
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

1. Why the Phenomenology of Spirit?; 2. The claims to self-sufficient knowledge: sense-certainty, perception, understanding; 3. The claims of self-sufficient agency: freedom and self-consciousness; 4. Modern life's project of self-justification; 5. Modern life's alternatives and modern life's possibilities; 6. The self-reflection of the human community; 7. The essential structure of modern life.

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